Do you want to be a Town Councillor?
Daventry Town Council has a vacancy on Daventry North Ward and Daventry West Ward
Following the publication of the statutory notice of a casual vacancy, the Returning Officer for West Northants Council has confirmed that as 10 requests from electors have not been received Daventry Town Council can now fill the two casual vacancies by co-option.
No previous experience is required but you must be:
- be at least 18 years old on the day of application
- be a British citizen, an eligible Commonwealth citizen or a citizen of any other member state of the European Union and meet one of the following criteria:
- Be registered as a local government elector for the parish
- Have occupied as owner or tenant any land or other premises in the parish for 12 months prior to your application.
- Have been employed in main or only place of work for 12 months prior to your application.
- Lived in the parish or within three miles of for 12 months prior to your application.
Why become a Daventry Town Councillor?
If you want to serve your community, you are passionate about what happens in your local area and you want to make a difference to help shape the future of our town for the better - then apply to become a Daventry Town Councillor today.
For more information or an informal chat about the role, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
How to Apply
Simply download and complete a copy of the application form below and return to the Daventry Town Council Office (3 New Street, Daventry, NN11 4BT) or email to Chief Officer at: email@example.com
Application Deadline: All applications will be considered by members of Daventry Town Council at a special meeting of the full council at 18:30 on 26th April 2023.
Co_option Application Form_Generic (Word Document, 31 Kb)
Co-Option Application Form
1. Getting involved locally: Councillors have responsibilities towards their residents and community, their experience and expertise, helps shape and develop the Town to make it a better place for everyone to live and work
2. Decision-making: Councillors set the annual budget, and then, by attending meetings and committees with other elected members, decide where money should be spent, what services should be delivered and what policies should be implemented.
3. Monitoring: Councillors make sure that their decisions lead to efficient and effective services by keeping a watchful eye on the Town, identifying its needs and opportunities.
Daventry is split into 4 wards - North, Central, East and West. Although the position is unpaid it is so rewarding in so many ways.
So if you want to serve your community, if you are passionate about what happens in your local area and you want to make a difference to help shape the future of our town for the better then apply today.
Ward Map for Parish of Daventry
Further to a Community Governance Review (CGR) pursuant to Part 4, Chapter 3 of the Local Government and Public Involvement in Health Act 2007 undertaken by Daventry District Council in 2018, a Structural Change Order approved changes to the boundaries of the Parish of Daventry reducing the number of wards from 7 to 4 and Councillors from 17 to 16 (see map attached).
DTC Ward Boundary Map (PDF, 2.1 Mb)
DTC Ward Boundary Map